You’d think they’d know better

  • October 05, 2007

It seems everybody’s a comedian at the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), where off-color e-mails have been flying. Unfortunately for ODOT, not everyone in...

Pros and cons of tuition assistance

  • October 05, 2007

Q. I am the HR director of a midsize company. I am currently evaluating additional benefits that my company can provide to help us attract and retain talent. One of our...

The pros and cons of job sharing

  • October 02, 2007

Question: “One of our employees has asked her manager if she can 'job share.' Instead of working full time, she’d work three days, another person would...

Gourmet dining room keeps meal costs down

  • September 07, 2007

You won’t catch employees of the Washington, DC-based American Enterprise Institute (AEI) brown-bagging it for lunch. Instead, they can enjoy three-course gourmet...

9/11: This hero was ready to disobey

  • September 01, 2007

When you hear about the investment banking firm Morgan Stanley’s impressive emergency planning, know that it’s thanks to Rick Rescorla. The vice president...

Supervising staff at multiple locations

  • August 24, 2007

Question: Recently, I accepted a very challenging new position with my company. I will be supervising five receptionists/secretaries, two at one site and three at...

Local Ordinances in Indiana

  • August 24, 2007

Local governments in Indiana sometimes legislate their own rules for employers within their jurisdictions. For example, some municipalities have living-wage laws...